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Population Information:

Population Size: 61,044
Median resident age: 44.4
Zip codes: 91755

Elevation: 381 feet
Land area: 7.63 square miles
Population density: 8,054 people per square mile
High school or higher: 78.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
Unemployed: 5.3%

Real Estate:

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.5 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.2 miles ), East Los Angeles, CA (1.5 miles ), Alhambra, CA (1.5 miles ), South San Gabriel, CA (1.5 miles ), Montebello, CA (1.6 miles ), Rosemead, CA (1.8 miles ), Commerce, CA (1.9 miles ), San Gabriel, CA (1.9 miles )

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,841
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,984

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $595,731
Detached houses: $626,196
Townhouses or other attached units: $488,175
In 2-unit structures: $504,568
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $532,004
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $408,641
Median gross rent in 2016: $1,308

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $616,214


Notable Locations:

GARFIELD MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 525 N GARFIELD AVE)

Monterey Park Golf Course
Monterey Park City Hall
Edison Center for the Performing Arts
Atlantic Square Shopping Center
Monterey Park Mall Shopping Center
Landmark Shopping Center
Weingart Stadium
Barnes Memorial Park
Edison Trails Park
Garvey Ranch Park
Grandview Park
Highlands Park
La Loma Park
Sunnyslopes Park
George E Elder Park

Top 5 Restaurants:

  1. Noodle Harmony
  2. Brew Kitchen Bar
  3. Chop Chop Chicken
  4. Kaiba Japanese Restaurant
  5. P P Pop

Schools and Ratings:

College/University in Monterey Park:
East Los Angeles College (Full-time enrollment: 17,297; Location: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez; Public; Website:

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monterey Park:
California State University-Los Angeles (about 3 miles; Los Angeles, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,545)
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Los Angeles (about 6 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,923)
Rio Hondo College (about 7 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)
California Institute of Technology (about 7 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
Pasadena City College (about 7 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 7 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus (about 7 miles; Huntington Park, CA; FT enrollment: 5,151)

Public high school in Monterey Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monterey Park:
MACY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 1,046, Location: 2101 S. LUPINE AVE., Grades: 6-8) (4/10 greatschools)
BRIGHTWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 763, Location: 1701 BRIGHTWOOD ST., Grades: KG-8) (8/10 greatschools)
YNEZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 721, Location: 120 S. YNEZ AVE., Grades: KG-8) (7/10 greatschools)
MONTEREY HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY (Students: 664, Location: 400 CASUDA CANYON DR., Grades: KG-8) (9/10 greatschools)
BELLA VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 577, Location: 2410 FINDLAY AVE., Grades: KG-5) (7/10 greatschools)
REPETTO ELEMENTARY (Students: 576, Location: 650 S. GRANDRIDGE AVE., Grades: KG-8) (8/10 greatschools)
HILLCREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 359, Location: 795 PEPPER ST., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
MONTEREY VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 294, Location: 901 E. GRAVES AVE., Grades: KG-6) (9/10 greatschools)
ROBERT HILL LANE ELEMENTARY (Students: 204, Location: 1500 CESAR CHAVEZ AVE., Grades: KG-6) (8/10 greatschools)

Private elementary/middle schools in Monterey Park:
NEW AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 126 N NEW AVE, Grades: PK-7)
ST THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 1501 S ATLANTIC BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
ST STEPHEN MARTYR SCHOOL (Students: 131, Location: 119 S RAMONA AVE, Grades: PK-8)


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 98 (69 officers). Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.12
California average: 1.39

Crime Index: 211.5
US Cities Average: 280.5

Living Conditions:

Monterey Park-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average.
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 164. This is significantly worse than average.